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THE WORLD at the Bottom of a Cup is a title of an exhibition that is currently running at the ÚĽUV's Design Studio on Dobrovičova 13 until July 25. Young ceramist Daniel Lichard presents - as the title suggests - various cups, often designed for a particular purpose. There are cups for cappuccino, coffee, water, milk, and sake. The studio is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00. Tel: 02/5296-4153.
photo: Saša Petrášová

BRATISLAVA

LIVE MUSIC: Dorian Gray - Long-haired Slovak rockers cover the best of classic rock from the 60s and 70s.
Starts: Jul 8 at 20:00. Admission: free. Aligator Rock Pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 02/5441-8611.

LIVE MUSIC: Keltieg and Guests - Traditional session of Slovak band and guests playing Celt-inspired music in the Keltská pivnica (Celtic Cellar).
Starts: Jul 9 at 18:00. Admission: free. Slovak Pub, Obchodná.

LIVE MUSIC: Boris Čellár Jazz Duo - Young Slovak guitarist plays with keyboard player Peter Preložník.
Starts: Jul 10 at 21:00. Admission: free. Music Club Woch, Františkánske nám. 7. Tel: 02/5443-2927.

FESTIVAL: Devín's Happening - pop singers such as Misha, IMT Smile, and Pavol Hamel, rock the castle.
Starts: Jul 13 at 15:00. Tickets: Sk199. Devín Castle, Bratislava.

EXHIBITION: Kuba Impromptu - Photo show by Ela Kinowska, a photographer born in Poland and living in Canada.
Open Mon-Fri 14:00-16:00 until July 18. Admission: free. Veľvyslanectvo Kubánskej republiky (Cuba Ambassy), Somolického 1/a. Tel: 02/5249-2777.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

FESTIVAL: Rock Night III - Two-day open-air festival holds concerts of well-known Slovak and foreign rock bands, headlineed by UK's The Sweet.
Runs from Jul 11 to 12, starting at 16:00. Tickets (in presale): Sk300 (two days) and Sk200 (one day). Jazerá (Lakes) near Horná Streda (eight kilometers north of Piešťany).

FESTIVAL: Historical Fencing - The Slovak group Corvus Arma performs a fencing show, Keltieg plays Celtic-inspired music.
Runs from Jul 12 at 12:00 to noon Jul 13. Admission: Sk200. Hrad Červený Kameň (Červený Kameň Castle).



THE RESULTS of the 11th Art Film Festival in Trenčianske Teplice were announced on June 27. The Golden Key for the best Director went to Polish director Piotr Trzaskalski for the film Eddie. The Golden Key for the best Director of Photography went to China for the film Welcome to Destination Shanghai. For more information check www.artfilm.sk.
photo: Art Film Festival

CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

FESTIVAL: Folk Celebration Under Poľana - Music and dance happening of traditional folklore with international participation.
Runs from Jul 11 at 20:00 to 16:00 on Jul 13. Admission: Sk30 and Sk60 (per one set of performances). Amphitheatre, Detva. Tel: 045/5455-202. www.detva.sk


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

FESTIVAL: International Festival of Village Culture - Presentation of traditional folk culture from eastern regions.
Runs from Jul 12 to 13. Amphitheatre, Dargov (Trebišov district). Tel: 055/6257-808.

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